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I accidentally changed a User folder into a a desktop. Is there a way to restore original user folder?

I was trying to move my user folders to another location. In doing so, I incorrectly pointed the Desktop to the user folder. Now the Users folder shows "Desktop" instead of the name of the user ...
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Change Wireless Connection on a Schedule

How can I change my wireless network connection to another connection on a schedule in Windows 7?
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Latency on a domain workstation when accessing a network share

This is the first time I've ever posted a question on any blog, but I'm at my wits end. I have a domain with about 50 users. I have one system that when trying to access a file share on a server in ...
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Dual or multi boot to a pre-installed/existing windows 7 on another drive without fresh install

I have a laptop that has working Windows 7 64-bit Enterprise edition on Drive0 which is an HDD. I have switched this HDD from Drive0 into Drive1 and plugged a new SSD into Drive0.I then install a ...
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TortoiseHg context menu in Windows: Libraries\Documents vs. username\Documents

I wonder if anyone can enlighten me on the following weird behaviour in Windows 7. I always thought that Libraries\Documents in Explorer was pointing to c:\users\<username>\Documents. So, except ...
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Google Chrome: Defaulting to PDF & CTRL SHIFT P is unresponsive

This issue has me stumped and I could use some brainstorming. I work tier 2 tech support so I mostly likely wont be the person who fixes this but I would like to help the team who does as best as I ...
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Virtualbox Win7 guest on Linux host can't see Internet when host connected via wifi extender

I have a Windows 7 VM set up as a guest in VirtualBox 5.2.16-123759 running on Ubuntu 16.04.4. The VM is configured to access the Internet using the host's wifi device as a bridged adapter. When the ...
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Image Stuck on Screen - 'Update is Ready' - Unable to delete

I'm unable to figure out how to delete the above hanging graphic. As far as I can tell, it appears to have been stuck on my desktop from some previous software I've already deleted/uninstalled from ...
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How to Repair Windows Partition from Files

I have a laptop with Windows 7 previously on it, and I'm trying not to disturb the OS, user progress, or any of the settings on it. At least, make any changes I do unnoticeable.I booted into a live ...
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simple network setup on kali

i am trying to learn to use kali linux.i installed it on vmware and installed win7 32bits and win xp s1 to make 2 host only networks..i struggled with udev to properly name my network interfaces..i ...
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cannot find the file created under cygwin using the search from microsoft windows 7

I am a Windows 7 user and have a large text file (>3 GB) to process and extract information.I chose to run cygwin under Windows 7 to split the file as I do not know how to do it using DOS command ...
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Delete a directory from the Windows command line even if it's been opened in a program

I want to delete a directory with files owned by other processes in Windows 7. Other answers say to find the process that is accessing it which I do not want to do.I tried using PowerShell and ...
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Windows 7 installation without keyboard+mouse?

What I have:I'm setting up a brand new computer. It came with Windows 10 preinstalled, but I've unplugged that disk and I am now installing Windows 7 on a separate disk instead. Standard USB keyboard+...
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No drivers found in any of my devices

I have just formatted my PC, and now my drivers are not installed. I have tried plugging them out, restarting and plugging them back in, but nothing happened. Here’s a pichttps://i.imgur.com/...
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How to launch different browser(IE and Chrome) windows and it's incognito (IE and Chrome) windows Simultaneously?

I want open gmail account in different browsers at a time.That is in chrome browser I login with user1 and password1 and in chrome incognito window I want to login with user2 and password2. I do the ...
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Moving “MyDocuments” to D drive, did not free up space. Why is that?

Somewhat related to my previous question.So I ran out of space on my primary C drive (I'm using Windows 7), and choose to move all of "my documets" folder locatoin to d:\ drive, thought it would be ...
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Windows 10 image recovery without local administrator being found [on hold]

I have a very simple solution for this, when you start your PC:-go to registry-then click file - import - then make a simple account and make it a member of administrators.in that way you can ...
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Adding more OSes to my dual boot MacBook

I have a MacBook with 4 partitions. I wish to use it with several operating systems.Currently I have OSX 6.8 and OSX 10.10 installed. I would like to put Win7 and Ubuntu on the remaining partitions....
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Windows 7 recording only has sound from 1 channel

I have a mic that is (naturally) mono. It is connected to my Windows 7 PC via the mic input (3.5mm). The plug is mono (2 segment). When I hear my recording, sound come out from 1 side of the speakers ...
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How to use ldp in Windows with kerberos credentials to bind to OpenLDAP

I want to do an LDAP search from my Windows 7 workstation against our organization's OpenLDAP instance. This OpenLDAP instance requires GSSAPI (i.e., Kerberos) credentials to work.On Linux I do this:...
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How to remove GRUB from Windows 7

Someone really messed up the build machine here. Looks like they tried putting ubuntu on it, failed, and left it all porked up. And I cant figure out how to fix it. I do not have a windows disk but ...
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Can't access remote PC

Remote computer responds to ping but I can't access the shared folders.I turned off the firewall, changed the network type between work/home and still no luck.Any ideas?
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Nicely close Windows application when triggering the shutdown pin

I'm using a small factor PC that runs Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The board exposes a pin for power/shutdown (the usual button you find in every computer). When I trigger it Windows begin the ...
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Opening a window is not working, but clicking is

SetTitleMatchMode, 2 ; approximate matchIfWinExist, - Incoming Video Call - Google Chrome{WinActivate, - Incoming Video Call - Google Chrome}MouseClick, Left, 1455, 470, ClickCount 1, Speed ...
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Internet Connection Sharing on Windows 7

A computer using Windows 7 is located in subnet 192.168.2.xxx and can connect to the Internet.Another PC, also using Windows 7, is located in subnet 192.168.28.xxx but is offline.How can I share ...
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Using a 24" Apple Cinema Display with a Dell latitude E5470

Has anybody managed to use an Apple 24" Cinema Display with a laptop using the VGA port? Mine is a Dell E5470 running Windows 7.I have the latest drivers for the Intel graphic card installed. ...
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How to install windows 7 when laptop only has USB 3.0 ports

I am trying to dual boot my laptop (HP envy) which is currently running windows 10 with windows 7. I continuously got errors during the windows 7 install due to my USB being in a USB 3.0 port. My ...
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Connecting to Cisco VPN drops wifi connection

I use a work laptop (Lenevo Thinkpad T440p) and sometimes when I work from home, I try to connect via Cisco Anyconnect VPN.The problemWhen I start my laptop and it gets automatically connected to ...
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Keep the mouse active after disconnecting from remote desktop

I'm running a Java program that uses the auto mouse clicker to function.It works fine when the remote desktop client is opened on my screen but as soon as I minimize it or close the remote ...
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Same computer, mouse axis rotated 90 degrees no matter what OS is booted

My PC turned off suddenly due to blackout. When I turned it back on, the USB mouse axes were rotated 90 degrees to the right.It's a dual boot (Windows/Linux) system, but no matter which one is ...
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Hp windows 7 hard disk error [on hold]

Hard disco errorPlease run hard disk test in system diagnostics Hard disk 1 (3f1) F2 - system diagnostics No curser can’t get it off screen???Hp pavilion 23
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Share a program between 2 or more OS in one machine?

I was wondering if it is possible somehow to share or install a program in a common drive shared between 2 or more OS in one machine with dual (or more) boot?For example, I have Windows 7, and ...
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Windows 7 Firewall outbound allow rule for CryptSvc not matching

I am using Windows 7 firewall with outbound filtering enabled. Windows Firewall does not provide an UI for new outbound connection prompts, it just blocks them. Windows Firewall Control solves this ...
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Windows 7 - Find all files and folders larger than a given size

I want to find all files and folders on my C: drive that are larger than a given size, since I've forgotten half of what I have on there.Typing "size:>100MB" into the search box in Windows Explorer ...
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Task manager not ending process

As of late I've been unable to end the process for SoulseekQt. The task manager isn't "killing it" nor is taskkill /f /im. When I try the latter I get the following:"Error: The process “...
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How do I keep my desktop icons together (without empty spaces) in Windows 7?

I'm familiar with the 'Align to Grid' feature when right-clicking an empty space on the desktop- that's not what I'm asking for. I want the desktop to not allow empty spaces and 'orphan' icons. When ...
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Computer will not boot into OS after installed Graphics Driver

Here are the computer specs. Intel DH67BL, 3.4 ghz i7,32 GB DDR3 2333 mHz,750W EVGA PSU,EVGA GTX 980 Ti Kingpin.I've been trying to get this graphics card running for a few days, but to no avail....
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How to run a batch (xcopy) involving a network drive?

I would like to run this batch on a windows server 2008 :SET "DateToday=%DATE:~6,4%%DATE:~3,2%%DATE:~0,2%"echo %DateToday%mkdir C:\Log_%DateToday% xcopy /y "\\sf1coeur\AXA-CASH\GFPz %DateToday%" ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to a Onedrive file

I would like to create a shortcut on my desktop to an Excel file located on OneDrive and having it open in Excel. (I'm using Windows7 and Office 2013)Within Excel, I have retrieved the path to file (...